21 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Ethnicity or Nationality is exactly "Arab Americans"
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The Golden Star Arabic Band performing at a wedding reception

The Golden Star Arabic Band performing at a wedding reception

Date
1985-05-19
Description
One audio cassette. Performance by an Arabic band performing at a wedding reception at the Ramallah-American Club. Songs are in Arabic. Group members: Fahed Iwais (lead singer); Samier Kandah (oud/lute); Sandy Bateh (tabli/drum); Maged ount (tambourine); and George Bateh (violin). Images of the band can be found in S 1577, v. 36, S86-1786 - S86-1885; of Iwais in v. 36, slides S86-1789 - S86-1804. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Interview with Palestinian cook Ida Farah

Interview with Palestinian cook Ida Farah

Date
1984-12-07
Description
One audio cassette. The interview took place in Farah's Deli and Imported Foods restaurant. Farah discusses moving to Jacksonville in 1969; learning to cook from her mother; life in Palestine; early bakery experiences; the Arabic language; Arabic dining; teaching her daughter to cook; Arabic versus non-Arabic customers in deli; foods sold: grape leaves, pita bread, falafel, tabouli; making falafel; pastries; food at special events; and types of demonstrations she can do. Images of Nadia can be found in S 1577, v. 36. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts,and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Interview with Nuhad Farmand

Interview with Nuhad Farmand

Date
1984-12-04
Description
Two audio cassettes. Her husband Kamel is present for part of the interview. Farmand discusses moving to Florida at age 21; her father-in-law working in the South as a salesman; life in Bethlehem and South America; learning embroidery; patterns and designs; symbolism; Palestinian clothing; Ramallah-American Clubs; Palestinian community in Jacksonville; dating and marriage practices; naming traditions; her husband Kamel talked about running a grocery store and sandwich shop; Arabic music; Christianity among Palestinians; and life in the U.S. Images of Farmand can be found in S 1577, v.36. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Friday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Friday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Date
1982-05-28
Description
One reel to reel recording. The Batehs were from Jacksonville.
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Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage) (Reel 14)

Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage) (Reel 14)

Date
1985-05-24
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Songs are in Arabic. Group members: Fahed Iwais (lead singer); Samier Kandah (oud/lute); Sandy Bateh (tabli/drum); Maged ount (tambourine); and George Bateh (violin). Lucy playe dpiano, and Troy played fiddle.
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Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Stage III) (Reel 6)

Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Stage III) (Reel 6)

Date
1985-05-24
Description
One reel to reel recording.
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Saturday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Stage III) (Reel 12)

Saturday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Stage III) (Reel 12)

Date
1985-05-25
Description
One reel to reel recording. Folklorist Bulger served as emcee.
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Arabic embroidery

Arabic embroidery

Date
1985-02-14
Description
Seven color slides.
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Arabic music demonstration

Arabic music demonstration

Date
1985-03-05
Description
Fourteen color slides. Performing traditional Arabic music at Loretto Elementary School. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Folk Arts Day at the Jacksonville Museum of Arts and Science

Folk Arts Day at the Jacksonville Museum of Arts and Science

Date
1985-03-29
Description
137 color slides. Performances and demonstrations at the Folk Arts Day at Jacksonville Arts and Science Museum. Performers included Arabic singer Iwais, gospel singers Buggs and the Dixie Jubilee Singers, and Korean dancer Alexander and Bae. For more images of this festival, see S 1577, volume 26, slides S85-818 - S85-830. For video recordings of this event, see videos FV-20 through FV-22, in S 1615. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_22_c86-168aThe Golden Star Arabic Band performing at a wedding receptionSoundFieldwork
Sound recordings
Performing arts
Music performance
Wedding ceremonies
Rites and ceremonies
Social gatherings
Arab Americans
Ethnicity, Arabic
Bands (Music)
Musical groups
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a_s1576_22_c86-170Interview with Palestinian cook Ida FarahSoundCooks
Bakers and bakeries
Fieldwork
Interviews
Sound recordings
Life histories
Oral histories
Palestinian Americans
Food preparation
Food
Food habits
Cooking and dining
Arab Americans
Restaurants
Delicatessens
Community enterprise
Specialty stores
Emigration and immigration
Baking
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a_s1576_22_c86-171Interview with Nuhad FarmandSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Sound recordings
Life histories
Oral histories
Palestinian Americans
Embroidery
Textile arts
Emigration and immigration
Decorative arts
Arab Americans
Clothing and dress
Naming practices
Marriage rites
Community enterprise
Stores, retail
Christianity
Embroiderers
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a_s1576_t83-016Friday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
String bands
Stringband music
Old time music
Bluegrass music
Arab Americans
Singers
Bluegrass musicians
Musicians
Bands (Music)
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a_s1576_t85-014Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage) (Reel 14)SoundMusicians
Singers
Pianists
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Arab Americans
Ethnicity, Arabic
Palestinian Americans
Performing arts
Musical groups
Fiddle music
Old time music
Piano music
Bands (Music)
Fiddlers
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a_s1576_t85-162Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Stage III) (Reel 6)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Performing arts
Arab Americans
Ethnicity, Arabic
Arabs music
Bands (Music)
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a_s1576_t85-180Saturday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Stage III) (Reel 12)SoundFolklorists
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Performing arts
String bands
Stringband music
Old time music
Bluegrass music
Arabs music
Arab Americans
Ethnicity, Arabic
Bands (Music)
Bluegrass musicians
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Arabic embroideryArabic embroideryStill ImageRug makers
Weavers
Embroiderers
Fieldwork
Rug making
Rugs
Arab Americans
Decorative arts
Textile arts
Textiles
Embroidery
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Arabic music demonstrationArabic music demonstrationStill ImageSchools
Teaching of folklore
Demonstrations
Drums
Music performance
Performing arts
Arab Americans
Education
Drummers (Musicians)
Musicians
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Folk Arts Day at the Jacksonville Museum of Arts and ScienceFolk Arts Day at the Jacksonville Museum of Arts and ScienceStill ImageSpecial events
Children museums
Museums
Gospel (Black)
African Americans
Arab Americans
Korean Americans
Arts, Asian
Asian Americans
Dance
Clothing and dress
Music performance
Demonstrations
Dancers
Singers
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